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Region 16 West Midlands Newsletter - June 2015

Latest news and events from ASE West Midlands.

West Midlands Science Technicians Summer Conference

Shenley Academy has agreed to be our host for the day. It’s a fantastic new building on Shenley Lane, Northfield, Birmingham, B29 4HE. Getting to Shenley could not be easier. There is plenty of car parking. If you prefer not to drive, take bus 29A (not 29) from the city centre or from Northfield, it stops ‘right outside’. Refreshments will be

“A VISIT TO ECTON HILL COPPER MINE”

This is the opportunity for you to visit a historic Mine and to sample some of the activities offered to visiting groups of all ages and interests.

Magic Molecules: The Magic of Oxygen

Bookings are being taken for the Year 9/Year 10 Lecture Demonstration Magic Molecules: The Magic of Oxygen to be held on Thursday 2nd July 2015 from 1.30 to 2.30 pm in the Great Hall of Aston University. There is no charge but tickets are needed. Please go to the WMCTC Website www.wmctc.co.uk for further information. If you would like to bring students to this event, please complete the Ticket Application Form and return it to the WMCTC Tickets Secretary (Dr Nigel Briggs) briggswmctc@btinternet.com as soon as possible. Thank you.

Progression in Science without national curriculum levels

Find out about approaching inquiry assessment in a formative way - based on the work done in the EU FP7 projects looking at the assessment of inquiry. This is good for focusing on progression and is better than using NC levels. It also reflects on how teachers can be better at articulating the good work they do in assessment. This helps subsequent teachers build on what pupils have already achieved, rather than starting afresh each year, Key Stage or phase. Free copy of Beyond the Black Box to those who register early.

Region 7 ASE West Midlands Newsletter - February 2015

All that latest news and events from ASE West Midlands.

ASE West Midlands Newsletter - November 2014

All the lastest news and events from your local committee.

Region 7 ASE West Midlands Newsletter - June 2014

West Midlands Newsletter - June 2014

Chemistry at Work (KS3)

Exciting hands-on workshops that showe how chemistry is used in jobs and other unexpected places

Open Meeting of RSC Midlands Education Division

Ever wondered what the Midlands Education Division do? Do you want to get involved? (no obligation!) •Meet the committee •Find out what they can offer schools/colleges •Join the discussions for the future •Optional tour of ThinkTankincluded You may be surprised……

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